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June 27, 2019 News News

123Dentist’s ‘Dentist First’ Strategy Attracts Support from Equity Partner to Accelerate Growth Across Canada

by 123Dentist

123Dentist, Canada’s largest majority Canadian-owned network of dental practices, today announced that it has raised $425 million, including $300 million in committed growth capital and a further $125 million accessible from both equity and debt partners. The funds received, which

May 18, 2019 News News

Canadians Support Publicly Funded Dental Care for Those Without Insurance

by Jeff Semple, Global News

Around 86 per cent of Canadians would support providing publicly funded dental care to those without insurance coverage, according to an opinion poll conducted by Ipsos for Global News. Around one-third of Canadians are currently not covered by any dental

April 9, 2019 News News

Free Dental Care for Low-Income Seniors to Be Announced in Budget

by The Canadian Press

Ontario will be announcing free dental care for low-income seniors in Thursday’s budget, The Canadian Press has learned. Anyone 65 and over in the province making under $19,300 — or $32,300 for couples — would qualify, said senior government sources

April 6, 2019 News News

NDP Calls For Free Dental Care For All Nova Scotia Schoolchildren

by Taryn Grant, Star Halifax

Nova Scotia’s New Democrats are pushing for a free dental hygiene program for every child in the public school system. The opposition party proposed amendments to the Health Services and Insurance Act Friday, which would see the province hire dental

April 4, 2019 News News

Alberta Liberals Say They’d Pressure Ottawa for Universal Dental Care If Elected

by Sarah Rieger, CBC News

Alberta Liberal Leader David Khan said if elected, his party would work to make dental care in the province more affordable. “We know that dental health is critical to your overall health,” said Khan while announcing the party’s affordable dental-care

March 21, 2019 News News

B.C. to Improve Access to Dental Care with $3.6 Million to Non-Profit Clinics

by Cherise Seucharan, Star Vancouver

The province has increased funding to non-profit dental clinics providing free and low-cost dental care. Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction Shane Simpson announced a commitment of $3.6 million in funding over three years, which will be distributed by

March 21, 2019 News News

Dalhousie University Dental Student Pushes for Universal Dental Care Program

by Matt Brand, Halifax Today

We know about universal health care, we’ve heard about rumblings of a national pharmacare program, but what about dental care? Fourth year Dalhousie University dental student Brandon Doucet says we need universal dental care here in Canada. Canada’s current system

March 12, 2019 News News

Henry Schein One Expands Offerings with Launch of Dentrix G7 in Canada

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein One, a joint venture of Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), announced today the Canadian release of Dentrix® G7, the upgraded version of the award-winning dental practice management system that integrates with the industry’s leading digital imaging solutions to enhance both clinical

February 5, 2019 Feature Dental OfficeDental TeamOHGdataPractice management

Smile! Your Patients Are Watching You

by Oral Health

In the day-to-day rush and routine of running a dental practice it can be difficult to pause and appreciate the value your staff bring not only to your office, but your patients’ experiences. We recently surveyed 1,000 dental patients from

February 5, 2019 News News

Fast-Rising DMG Expands Its Support for Canadian Dental Professionals

by DMG Canada

DMG, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of restorative materials and preventive products, announced that it has opened a new office to support its growing customer base in Canada. The office is located at 10 Four Seasons Place in Toronto,

February 4, 2019 News News

Getting Dental Problems Out of Emergency Rooms Requires Better Funding, Says Dental Association

by CBC News

More than 60-thousand patients a year are seen in the emergency room — for dental treatment that should be provided in a dentist’s office. The Ontario Dental Association said there needs to be more funding provided to dentists, which would

January 15, 2019 News News

Panthera Dental Invests $20.6 Million for Brand New Headquarters

by Panthera Dental

To support their ongoing growth in the dental and medical field, Panthera Dental will soon have new headquarters. This $20.6 million investment will quadruple current production capacity and create 150 new jobs over the next five years. The new headquarters

January 9, 2019 News Oral Health

Minnesota Dental Association Releases Opioid Support Materials for Dentists and Patients

by Manitoba Dental Association

The Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) has published a new brochure on pain management and the dangers of opioid use. The patient brochure educates on the dangers of opioid use and offers information on opioid alternatives as well as storing and

December 27, 2018 News News

Manitoba Dental Association Wants to Open Dental Emergency Room in Winnipeg

by Amber McGuckin, Global News

For many Manitobans, getting a terrible toothache can mean a trip to the hospital, but that could be changing if the Manitoba Dental Association has its way. Association president Dr. Cory Sul says too many people are ending up in hospital

December 18, 2018 News News

Ontario’s Dental Watchdog Bares Sharp Teeth Against Critics

by Robert Cribb and Kenyon Wallace, Toronto Star

Describing a toxic work environment fuelled by bullying and favouritism, more than two dozen current and former staff and executives of the province’s dental regulator have been waging a quiet war against their leadership. In response, lawyers for the Royal

December 18, 2018 News

Technorama™ 2019: April 5th – 6th

by DIAC

The Dental Industry Association of Canada (DIAC) Board of Directors and our member organizations would like to invite you to attend Technorama 2019. This year the exhibit floor offers the latest advances in digital material, milling and software.  Our free

December 18, 2018 News News

Technorama™ 2019: April 5th – 6th

by DIAC

The Dental Industry Association of Canada (DIAC) Board of Directors and our member organizations would like to invite you to attend Technorama 2019. This year the exhibit floor offers the latest advances in digital material, milling and software.  Our free

December 3, 2018 News News

Meet the Startups Disrupting the Dental Industry

by Brandie Weikle, CBC News

For decades the experience of caring for your teeth looked something like this: Visit the dentist every six or nine months. Take home a new toothbrush from the hygienist. Use it to brush at least twice daily. Repeat. If you or your child needed

November 28, 2018 News News

Quebec Dentists Warn About Potential Risks of Salon Teeth Whitening

by CBC News

In the wake of a growing demand for cosmetic teeth whitening, Quebec’s professional order of dentists is warning against the potential adverse effects of getting a procedure from a beauty salon instead of a dental clinic. More and more aestheticians and beauty

November 6, 2018 News News

Dartmouth Man ‘Feels Punished’, Denied Provincial Dental Benefits for Working Full-Time

by Jeremy Keefe, Global News

After eight years of oral infections, abscesses and unbearable pain, Greg Madore was moments from undergoing a dental procedure that would change his life, before finding out his nightmare was far from over. “I was in the waiting room getting